Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Jim Cummings being awesome; a sweded version of the Hans Gruber death in Die Hard; a middle class Batman; what Carlton’s career would look like if he traded places with Will Smith; and some sweet Man of Steel mash up posters. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Voice Artist Jim Cummings Bounces His Way from the Hundred Acre Wood to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
One of the highlights of Star Wars Weekends is seeing — and hearing — the voices behind some of the famous on-screen characters. The world of Disney and the galaxy of Star Wars once again came together during Weekend II when Jim Cummings bounced his way from the Hundred Acre Wood to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a special visit. Read more at the Disney Parks Blog.
Die Hard — Death of Hans Gruber — Sweded
One of the best villain deaths of all time gets the Homemade Movies treatment! John McClane sends Hans Gruber to his 40-story demise in this classic scene from the original Die Hard. Recreated at home with action figures, cardboard buildings and a furniture dolly.
Watch the Homemade VS Original, side by side –http://bit.ly/13CMnag
Watch the Behind The Scenes – http://bit.ly/17WR4Sr
Fast & Furious 6: Explosive Effects Exclusive from Wired
In this exclusive video from WIRED and Conde Nast Entertainment, find out how director Justin Lin filmed Dominic Toretto’s (Vin Diesel’s) blazing last minute escape from a massive, crashing and exploding Antonov aircraft for his new #1 blockbuster film Fast & Furious 6. Don’t miss this unbelievable behind the scenes look at the genius work of renowned visual effects house “Double Negative.” Huge thanks to our good friends at fxguide.com.
by Mike Mitchell